Prescription and Over the Counter Drug Abuse in Teen" Write a Health Education Proposal for
HEP example is provided in the HEP forums.
The purpose of the Health Education Proposal is to provide the School Nurse the opportunity to
look broadly at health education. The student is encouraged to design a proposal that
would be appropriate for the current health issues and educational needs oftheir area.
This proposal should be well structured so the student could implement this plan if the
opportunity presented itself. The proposal will be based on literature review, interest, and experiences and problem identification. The student should preferably choose a project in their high school place of work where they could build on or assist with for this assignment. This assignment is meant to be something that can be used in the school nurse working in High school.
Over the Counter Prescription Name: Institution: Course: Date: Abstract Prescription drugs bought over the counter are turning into a health care menace. Teenagers re slowly adopting the habits of abusing prescription drugs to get a high. The notion behind the preference is that they are thought to have less effects on health compared to conventional drugs such as cocaine and meth among others. The education program will use three main prongs that is peers, parents and the teachers to educate the teens on dangers of using prescription drugs. Introduction The misuse of prescription drugs among the youths has now turned into a national problem health problem (Malliarakis, 2016). The gap between the new users for the prescription and that of marijuana is slowly closing. Like most other drugs the youths are involved in, the prescription drugs provide a high. The perception among most of the youths that are using the prescription drugs on the streets is that they are much safer that the other conventional hard drugs that are on the streets. This as such, has prompted most of the youths t opt for the high that comes with getting the prescription drugs other than drugs suc